Boston: The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #27636
vii, 247, 54pp. Contemporary brown quarter morocco over pebbled cloth, spine with five raised bands, with gold lettering and decorations in blind, silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Three inserted plans (the Siege of Fort Stanwix; Rome, NY; Rome Arsenal), and twenty-six photographic portraits. Peter Quintard White copy with his private library bookplate, and his signature and date on the front pastedown endpaper. Honorable White, who is mentioned several times in the book, was a self-made man, postmaster, storekeeper, lawyer, book dealer, politician, and philanthropist. He became one of the most prominent citizens of Marquette, Michigan, where, among other things, he established funding for a public library, donated money to build the Morgan Chapel, and helped fund the Opera House. Light rubbing along the spine panel, hinges professionally strengthened. A clean, very good+ copy. ; Octavo.